Tag: OPS

MMO Morning Grind: Tron, Thor and A Whole Lot More

An article by posted on December 4, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Morning Grind: Tron, Thor and A Whole Lot More

I couldn’t believe Carlos Beltran got that one year deal for $16 million from the Houston Astros on Saturday. But the more I thought about it, there’s no denying that at age 39 the artist formerly known as Tron continues to produce at a high level. I took a look at what Beltran’s done since […]

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Pace 2017 Salary Projections: Travis d’Arnaud, C

An article by posted on November 1, 2016 0 Comments
Pace 2017 Salary Projections: Travis d’Arnaud, C

Adam Rubin is rolling out his ever popular Pace Law Annual Salary Projection Series. In making their determinations, Pace puts together a panel that will base their projections on the following: The quality of the player’s contribution to his club during the past season (referred to as his “platform season”), including but not limited to […]

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Mets Minors: Top 5 Offensive Performances

An article by posted on October 25, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Top 5 Offensive Performances

The Mets minor league system entered 2016 in the middle of the pack in terms of farm rankings, however, several prospects had standout years for their respected affiliates, adding even more hype around several of their top talents. Ranking the top five offensive performers in the Mets’ system was a challenging one, as there were […]

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Marlins Agree To Three-Year Deal With Martin Prado

An article by posted on September 27, 2016 0 Comments
Marlins Agree To Three-Year Deal With Martin Prado

Clark Spenser of the Miami Herald reports that the Miami Marlins and third baseman Martin Prado have reached agreement on a three-year contract extension, according to several of his sources. The deal will reportedly pay Prado $40 million through 2019. Prado, 32, is hitting .305/.360/.415 this season with 37 doubles, seven homers, 73 RBI and 68 […]

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Are Mets Loony to Let Loney Keep Hitting?

An article by posted on September 2, 2016 0 Comments
Are Mets Loony to Let Loney Keep Hitting?

James Loney is now hitting .260 on the year for the Mets, with only six homers and 24 RBIs in just under 300 at-bats. With a below-average walk rate of 4.7%, his OBP is .a low 302 and his .OPS this season is now .674, .which is 17% below average. His only somewhat solid glove […]

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Mets Really Need Granderson To Step Up

An article by posted on August 15, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Really Need Granderson To Step Up

After a solid 2015 season, Curtis Granderson has struggled to produce this year for the Mets. Through 465 plate appearances, Granderson is batting .226/.318/.423 with 18 homeruns and he has a .741 OPS. While his 97 OPS + is around the league average, his struggles are far more pronounced when taking a closer look. With […]

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De Aza Stays Hot, Homers Off Tanaka

An article by posted on August 3, 2016 0 Comments
De Aza Stays Hot, Homers Off Tanaka

Batting leadoff and starting in centerfield, Alejandro De Aza had an impressive night at the plate. He blasted a two-run homerun off Yankee’s starter Masahiro Tanaka in the third inning that gave the Mets an early lead over their crosstown rivals. While De Aza disappointed for most of the season, he has quietly started to […]

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Granderson To Miss More Time With Calf Strain

An article by posted on June 30, 2016 0 Comments
Granderson To Miss More Time With Calf Strain

Curtis Granderson will continue to be out of the lineup for at least two more games, according to manager Terry Collins. Granderson, 35, had his strained right calf wrapped and will not be available to pinch hit as he continues to recover from the injury. He had an MRI on his leg at the Hospital for […]

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Know Your Stats: Weighted Runs Created Plus (wRC+)

An article by posted on June 28, 2016 0 Comments
Know Your Stats: Weighted Runs Created Plus (wRC+)

In last week’s installments of the widely-beloved “Know Your Stats” series, we looked at both OPS/OPS+ and wOBA. Today we already looked at wRAA and will now cover wRC+. Of all the popular offensive statistics publicly available in the baseball world, Weighted Runs Created Plus (wRC+) may be the gold standard. It combines the corrections […]

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Know Your Stats: OPS/OPS+

An article by posted on June 23, 2016 0 Comments
Know Your Stats: OPS/OPS+

For the next few days, I will be bringing back my “Know Your Stats” series that I began a few years back to highlight some important sabermetric stats and concepts. We begin this afternoon with OPS and OPS+. OPS, or On Base Plus Slugging was one of the first sabermetric stats to go mainstream. It […]

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